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Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning


The Cambridge Centre for Teaching & Learning contributes to the educational excellence of the University and Colleges in a number of ways, including supporting individuals who teach / support the learning of Cambridge students, supporting Postgraduate Researcher Development, encouraging innovation and providing a strategic and operational focus for educational enhancement.


Head of the Centre for Teaching & Learning

Dr Meg Tait


Deputy Head (PGR Education & Development)

Dr Annette Mahon


Senior Teaching Associates

Our Senior Teaching Associates work as a team to investigate educational needs, design and deliver enhancement activities, and undertake and promote different approaches to teaching in order to improve undergraduate and postgraduate education. In addition to designing and teaching CCTL's portfolio of short courses and accredited programmes for staff and postgraduate students, the Senior Teaching Associates support teaching staff and departments in enriching local teaching and learning practices, working with Faculties and Departments to identify areas for enhancement and undertaking research with a view to developing practice at Cambridge.

Dr Mary Beth Benbenek

Dr Sam Byers

Dr Christian Gilliam

Dr Kamilah Jooganah

Dr Sophie Pickford

Dr Sonja Tomašković

Dr Ruth Walker


Project Associates

Our Project Associates each have a specific focus or lead a defined project, while also contributing to the work of CCTL more broadly through our portfolio of short courses, programmes and events and through our educational research and enhancement work which aims to develop and enrich practice at Cambridge.

Dr Amanda Brunton

Dr Pui Ki Patricia Kwok

Dr Amy Smail


Support Team

Our support team work to facilitate the delivery of our programme of courses, events and projects.

Dr Ruth Laing
Educational Technologist

Fiona Sutton
Programme Manager

Nicola Celentano
Programme Administrator

Jenny Peake
Programme & Event Coordinator